Landrake is a village in South East Cornwall situated between Tideford and Saltash on the River Lynher. Together with St Erney it forms a rural parish. Landrake is larger than many church towns and church tower can be seen for miles around. It holds three annual fairs, which attracts many visitors to the area. The village also has a pub, the Bullers Arms, a Methodist chapel and a shop with a post office.
Landrake is a charming village and a self catering Landrake cottage makes the ideal base to explore some of Cornwall's secrets such as Whitsand Bay, Cotehele House and Fowey, as well as the beaches. A twenty-minute drive takes you into the City of Plymouth in Devon, which is and excellent shopping centre and has theaters, cinemas and an active nightlife.
Although there are many hotels and bed and breakfasts (b&b) in the surrounding area, tourism offices and estate agents are receiving many requests for self catering Landrake holiday properties, in particular Landrake holiday cottages. A holiday cottage is comfortably furnished and gives the freedom to explore and is also less expensive than the equivalent family hotel.
Holiday accommodation in Landrake is also close to the China Fleet Country Club and Golf Course and is bordered by Kingsmill Creek and the River Tamar, has some of the best views in the South West. One of the annual attractions in neighboring Saltash is its May Fair and accommodation in Landrake for a holiday or short break at this time of the year should be booked early.
Landrake has one of the finest moto parcs in the south west of England and is available all year round for various events. The twenty five acre dirt bike park features raised berms; quad step downs and ups, ski-ramps and plateaus for. In September, Landrake Moto Parc will host the AMA seasonal motorcross racing finale. This is sure to see a rise in demand for accomodation and cottages.
The Bullers Arms, the pub in Landrake, has a friendly atmosphere to have a drink and maybe a meal. Tuesday is steak night, Wednesday is Quiz night, Thursday is curry night, Friday there is a full menu and specials, and they have live music on Saturday.
Boating World Landrake is the largest boatyard in the South West for boat sales and storage. It is easy to see why this yard is so busy when you consider all the ports, rivers harbours and seaside resorts in Cornwall such as Looe and Falmouth and not forgetting the surrounding Tamar River. The Cuddy Shack Café offers home made soups and jacket potatoes as you enjoy the boats, countryside location and views of the river.
The climate in Landrake and the surrounding Tamar Valley is mild and it is this special climate that makes it a great place for gardens and nurseries.
Plymouth is the nearest port and airport to Landrake and the nearest mainline station is Saltash. There is an airport shuttle service from Plymouth to Landrake and a limited bus service daily.